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K2 at the head of a valley.

Karakoram Update: Camp 1 Established on K2

After several days of bad weather in the Karakoram,...
The top of K2 emerging from the clouds into blue sky.

K2: Base Camp Filling Up and A Ski Descent

After a snowy trek, teams are trickling into K2...
Man with snow shovel at grey snowed-in camp

Karakoram Weather Preview: Will Weird Be the New Normal?

Last week, climbers experienced the full blast of Pakistan's...
Aerial view of tents at Everest Base Camp

Will Warming Temperatures Soon Make Everest Too Dangerous to Climb?

As the climate warms, the dangers on glaciers and...

Stefi Troguet on K2 and Broad Peak Without O2

Behind her red lipstick smile, Stefi Troguet of Andorra...

Sajid Sadpara Returns to K2 Once Again

K2 has been particularly cruel to young Sajid Sadpara....

Urubko & Cardell Summit Unclimbed Peak in Pakistan

Denis Urubko and Maria Cardell celebrated their sixth anniversary...

What Does ‘Solo’ Really Mean in High-Altitude Climbing?

Solo climbing is often associated with rock faces and...
A snowy, rocky Nanga Parbat

Climbers Reach Nanga Parbat, the First of Pakistan’s Summer 8,000’ers

Foreign climbers have started to arrive in Pakistan, and...

Denis Urubko Hits Pakistan for a Virgin Summit and the Gasherbrums

As he promised, Denis Urubko has returned to Pakistan....

Himalaya, Spring 2022: Changing Times

The 2022 spring Himalayan season has ended and everything...

Carla Perez: ‘Altitude Stops the Moment You Switch on the O2’

The Ecuadorian admits that she only begins to struggle...

Six Down, Eight to Go: Interview with Kristin Harila

"On Annapurna, you could feel the place was dangerous....

Makalu Wrap-up

All climbers on the mountain successfully summited Makalu today....

Redeemed: Climber Once Banned From Nepal for ‘False Summit’ Triumphs On Everest

Today, four clients, leader Nirmal Purja, and 15 Sherpas...

Makalu Updated: Harila is Safely Back in ABC; More Summits

Kristine Harila has reached Advanced Base Camp, according to...

Kristin Harila Summits Makalu, Breaks Record

It was not impossible. At 10:40 am today, Norwegian...

Winding Down: Last Days on Makalu and Everest

Whatever happens, it will occur before the end of...

Second Seven Summits: K2

The Second Seven Summits, the lesser-known and more difficult...

Carla Perez Summits Makalu Without O2

Yesterday, Carla Perez of Ecuador summited Makalu without supplementary...

Tunc Findik Survived the 2013 Terrorist Attack at Nanga Parbat. Now He Returns to Finish his Quest

As Nepal's season wraps up, climbers turn toward Pakistan;...

Final Summit Pushes on Makalu and Everest

Makalu is the final destination of the season for...

Everest, Gummy Bears, and Honesty in Climbing

After returning from his remarkable no-O2 climb of Everest...

Bad Weather Ends Lhotse South Face Climb and Delays Harila’s Flight to Makalu

Hong Sun-Taek's expedition to the South Face of Lhotse...

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